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  • Ahead of Parliament's Winter session, Mulayam, Lalu, Nitish meet for lunch November 6, 2014

    New Delhi: With just a few days left for the commencement of Parliament's Winter Session, some regional parties are trying to put up a united front against the Narendra Modi government which enjoys a clear majority in the Lok Sabha. Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh on Thursday hosted a lunch meeting...
  • Chhattisgarh to set up district-level panels for third-gender community October 23, 2014

    Raipur: Chhattisgarh government has decided to set up district-level committees for the effective implementation of its schemes for the third-gender community. The district-level committees, to be headed by Collectors or Additional Collectors, will ensure that the benefits of the welfare schemes for transgenders reach them, an official said. In a...
  • ISRO launches IRNSS 1C satellite, India closer to its own navigation system October 16, 2014

    Sriharikota: India successfully launched IRNSS 1C on board ISRO's PSLV C26 rocket from the spaceport here at 1.32 am on Thursday, moving a step closer to setting up the country's own navigation system on par with Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US. IRNSS 1C is the third of the...
  • Nitish hails people's verdict; Shahnawaz takes responsibility of poll debacle August 25, 2014

    These bypolls were being touted by political pundits as the 'semifinal' before the fullfledged Bihar Assembly elections scheduled in the later half of 2015. ...
  • Committee for grant of third gender status to transgenders formed August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has constituted an interministerial committee to pursue implementation of the recommendations of an Expert Committee, seeking "third gender" status for transgenders, Lok Sabha was informed. Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Sudarshan Bhagat, in...
  • 30 Minutes: Story of the 'Third Gender' July 5, 2014

    What if your gender does not confirm to the conventional definition? CNNIBN brings you a report on the ordeal a person of the 'third gender' has to face in everyday life. ...
  • 3rd ODI: India eye clean sweep against Bangladesh June 18, 2014

    After Stuart Binny's six for four took India to a 47run win over Bangladesh in the second ODI, the visitors will be eyeing a whitewash in the last match of the threematch series in Mirpur on Thursday. Bangladesh had a golden chance to level the series after India were bowled out...
  • LS elections: Jayalalithaa calls party meet ahead of poll results May 14, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa is scheduled to meet senior AIADMK leaders at her Poes garden residence in Chennai on Wednesday. The meeting assumes significance as it comes just two days before the election results are announced. With most exit polls predicting more than 20 seats for the...
  • BJD, AIADMK take Uturn, warm up to BJPled NDA ahead of poll results May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: With most of the exit and postpoll surveys predicting the BJPled NDA winning the Lok Sabha elections, regional parties and estranged allies seem to be warming up the saffron party. While the BJD indicated that it might extend conditional support to the NDA, an AIADMK leader too hinted that...
  • Yet to decide on extending support to NDA: Naveen Patnaik May 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Biju Janata Dal, a former ally of the BJP, may join back the NDA camp to help in government formation at the Centre, indicated a party leader. The BJD has demanded special state status for Odisha in exchange of its support to the NDA. BJD leader Pravati Tripathi said...
  • A Billion Votes: Exit polls project NDA win, what next? May 13, 2014

    The post poll surveys have given the Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance a clear mandate with mission 272 being well within its reach this Lok Sabha election. While the BJP has welcomed the polls and is confident of victory under the leadership of its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi,...
  • BJP upbeat as post poll surveys show Modi wave, Congress says wait for May 16 May 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The post poll surveys have given the Bharatiya Janata Partyled National Democratic Alliance a clear mandate with mission 272 being well within its reach this Lok Sabha election. While the BJP has welcomed the polls and is confident of victory under the leadership of its Prime Ministerial candidate...
  • Congress will form government with third front support: Narayanasamy May 12, 2014

    Chennai: With TV channels coming out with results of exit polls, senior Congress leader and Union Minister in PMO, V Narayanasamy on Monday said that projections in 2004 and 2009 had proved wrong with the party sailing to power. Speaking to reporters, he also expressed hope that Congress will get the...
  • Efforts for Third Front to take place after polls: Karat May 10, 2014

    CPI(M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Saturday said efforts to present a nonCongress and nonBJP secular alternative to the people of the country will be made after the results of the Lok Sabha elections. "There is an antiCongress wave in the country but it is not a Modi wave. Where there...
  • Mulayam will retain Azamgarh seat, not Mainpuri: Ram Gopal May 6, 2014

    Samajwadi Party national general secretary Ram Gopal Yadav on Tuesday said that his brother and party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav will retain the Azamgarh seat instead of Mainpuri after winning the elections. He also exuded confidence of Mulayam becoming the prime minister in the event of winning the Lok Sabha seat...
  • No scope for 'blackmail' by Congress, BJP: Yechury on Third Front May 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Regional and Left parties are working for a majority on their own in the next Lok Sabha, sans support from Congress or BJP, senior CPI(M) leader Sitaram Yechury said on Monday. "No, I am saying that the number of other parties, excluding Congress and BJP, will be substantial...
  • Secular parties will form the Third Front government: Akhilesh May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav said that secular forces would come together and form a 'Third Front' government at the Centre. Akhikesh added, "The Samajwadi Party will be a major force in the Third Front government." When asked about the Modi wave in the...
  • Congress won't support Third Front to form government: Rahul Gandhi May 3, 2014

    Congress Vice President Rahul on Saturday ruled out the possibility of his party supporting the Third Front to form the government. "We will not support any front," Gandhi, who was campaigning in his constituency, told reporters. He was asked whether Congress could support a Third Front government. "We will get the required number...
  • Congress will not support any 'Third Front' to come to power: Rahul May 3, 2014

    Amethi: At a time when speculations are rife that the Congress would end up joining hands with the 'Third Front' post election results, party Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said that the party would not support any 'Front' to reach the magic figure of 272. Rahul who was campaigning in...
  • Mulayam confident about Third Front government at the Centre May 3, 2014

    Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Saturday exuded confidence that a Third Front government will come to power at the Center. "This time the Third Front government will come to power. You all give me a chance once," Yadav told an election rally in Bhadohi. Terming Congress government a "failure", he...
  • Decision on Third Front after elections, says CPM chief Karat May 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Communist Party of IndiaMarxist General Secretary Prakash Karat feels that the Third Front is still possible. Speaking to CNNIBN, Karat expressed the hope that the Third Front would form the next government. He said, "Mulayam Singh Yadav could lead the Third front. The Congress should decide on supporting the...
  • Wave in favor of Third Front, SP to play major role, calims Akhilesh Yadav April 30, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday claimed there was a popular wave in favor of a nonCongress and nonBJP government at the centre in which the Samajwadi Party would play a major role. "There is no possibility of BJP forming the next government in the country... The public mood...
  • Third Front idea riddled with inherent contradictions: BJP April 30, 2014

    Hyderabad: Claiming that the NDA would get a clear majority in the Lok Sabha elections, BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar has said Third Front exists only in media reports and that the idea is riddled with inherent contradictions. "This third party idea is an idea of a defeatist mind. Once they (Congress)...
  • Salman Khurshid backtracks on Congress support to Third Front April 29, 2014

    Going a full Uturn, Union Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday went back on his statement expressing support to Third Front, saying that UPA would form a government at the Centre. "UPA is going to form next government at the Centre. Those who are going to support it will be known in...
  • Congress will be reduced to 2digit, NDA will get clear majority: Jaitley April 27, 2014

    A dat after Union Minister Salman Khurshid said that Congress could consider supporting a third front led government at the Centre, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that the Congress will be reduced to 2digit. He said that NDA will get clear majority in the 2014 elections. ...
  • Congress could back Third Front to form government: Salman Khurshid April 26, 2014

    Farrukhabad: Congress could consider extending support to the Third Front or taking its help to form the government if necessary after the Lok Sabha elections, Union Minister Salman Khurshid said on Saturday. He claimed that Narendra Modi was going to emerge as a "big problem" for BJP and referring to...
  • Going to polls with intention to win, form government: Chidambaram April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday sought to dispel the notion of propping up a Third Front government to keep Narendra Modi out of power, insisting that the UPAIII would be in place after the polls. "We are going into the elections with an intention to win and form a government. I...
  • Talks of Congress support to Third Front gain momentum April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the Congress hinted that it won't rule out the possibility of supporting the Third Front, the Samajwadi Party and the Left Front seem to have welcomed it. SP leader Ram Gopal Yadav and Left leader D Raja have said that their parties would not be...
  • News 360: BJP targets Robert Vadra, says will probe him April 25, 2014

    There will be no witchhunt if the Bharatiya Janata Party forms the next government at the Centre, said party leader Arun Jaitley on Friday just a few hours after his colleague Uma Bharti called Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra a thief and said that he won't be spared. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the strategy of targeting Robert Vadra help BJP? April 25, 2014

    The vitriolics continue this election season. Bharatiya Janata Party leader Uma Bharti has once again hit out at the Gandhis calling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra a thief who will be punished irrespective of his ties with the Gandhis. ...